Workers tend to a well head during a hydraulic fracturing operation  in western Colorado in 2013. On Tuesday, North Carolina becomes the nation’s 34th state to allow such fracking operations to mine natural gas.
Workers tend to a well head during a hydraulic fracturing operation in western Colorado in 2013. On Tuesday, North Carolina becomes the nation’s 34th state to allow such fracking operations to mine natural gas. BRENNAN LINSLEY AP
Workers tend to a well head during a hydraulic fracturing operation in western Colorado in 2013. On Tuesday, North Carolina becomes the nation’s 34th state to allow such fracking operations to mine natural gas. BRENNAN LINSLEY AP

As NC fracking moratorium lifts, Lee County awaits wildcatters

March 16, 2015 08:52 PM